Your body and mind are going through a lot of changes. Changes that not a lot of people talk about openly. 1 in 7 moms and 1 in 10 dads experience a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. Let's make this experience less overwhelming. With help, you will be well.
According to the California Health Care Foundation, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders are the most common medical complication affecting women during pregnancy and after childbirth. If you notice changes in your mood for more than 2 weeks after the baby is born, it's time to seek help.
Let's remove the helpless feelings from your miscarriage journey. You and your baby matter.
There is often guilt and shame around the decision to terminate a pregnancy. It's okay to talk about it.
Feeling like you're on edge and can't sit still? Or maybe you've noticed yourself being irritable and snappy with people you love. If your worry is out of control and you feel like your mind won't stop running, you might be struggling with anxiety.
If you are having scary thoughts, reach out! Thoughts, images, or urges about you or your baby are important to talk about. If your spouse is worried about your repetitive behavior, it might be time to talk to a professional.
You can do hard things.
Mental health doesn't have be to a scary obstacle. Starting therapy is like reaching out to a new friend that you never knew you needed. It can be as personal or as generic as you want it to be.